James William Tarr, 85 of Lexington, formerly of Ashland passed away on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at the Richmond Place in Lexington.
He was born on April 1, 1929 in South Shore, KY and was the son of the late William and Jean Louise Taylor-Tarr.
Jim was a Salesman for Mack and Dave’s in Huntington where he retired in 1991. He attended the Church of God and served his country honorably in the US Army.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Suzanne Harvey-Tarr in 2007; one sister Billie Jean Tarr and a son-in-law Gary Robinson.
Left behind to cherish his memory is a loving family including five sons Randy Tarr of Flatwoods, Jamie Tarr (Carla) of Florence, Scott Tarr (Suzie) of Orlando, FL, Jon Tarr (Becky) of Lexington and Brett Tarr of Orlando, FL; one daughter Kathy Robinson of Russell; ten grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; one brother Charles Tarr (Betty) of Vancouver, WA and one sister Dodie Purcell (Don) of Sacramento, CA all of whom will miss him dearly.
Funeral Services were conducted at Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods on Wednesday, November 12, 2014 .
Following the services the burial followed at Mt. Zion Cemetery in South Shore with military honors presented by American Legion Post 276 of South Shore.
In lieu of flowers contributions should be made to a Veterans Organization of your choice.
Online condolences maybe left for the family at www.carmanfuneral.com
Beverly Ann Rutherford, 67, of Flatwoods, KY passed away on Sunday, November 9, 2014 in Southern Ohio Medical Center.
She was born on July 24, 1947 in Columbus, OH to the late Richard and Pauline Prince Thompson.
Beverly was a homemaker and enjoyed taking care of her family. She loved to cook, bake and being a part of her girl’s activities such as the Girls Scouts Club. She was a part of the Rainbow Girls and DeMolay, she was also a member of Shawnee Church of God. Beverly enjoyed life and loved spending time with her family and friends.
She was preceded in death by a very close sister-in-law Becky Jackson in 2011.
Left behind to cherish her memory is her loving husband of 47 years Bob Rutherford of Flatwoods, KY, two daughters; Lisamarie (Fiancé Wes Boyd)Rutherford of Ashland, KY and Rebecca (Justin) Wood of Ashland, KY sisters; Lois (Adam) Ratliff of Bellefonte, KY and Judy (John) Petty of Bellefonte, KY, and many friends and family that will miss her dearly.
Funeral services were conducted Friday, November 14, 2014 at Carman Funeral Home-Flatwoods.
Burial followed in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.carmanfuneral.com
Joe P. Turner, 87, of Russell, formerly of Greenup, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Russell following a brief illness.
Mr. Turner was born Dec. 20, 1926, on the family farm at Salt Lick near Hueysville in Floyd County, to the late Green and Dora Turner.
He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Marcus Turner, Paul Turner and Milford Turner; and four sisters, Lucretia Spurlock, Bernice Bailey, Gail Bailey and Loretta Cochran.
He was a sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II, serving in the South Pacific. While serving in the U.S. Army Reserves in 1950, he was again called to active duty in Korea.
He was retired from Dupont, Ametek, and CSX Railroad. He was a member of First Baptist Church of Greenup and the Greenup Masonic lodge.
Earlier in life he enjoyed fishing, woodworking and spending time with his grandchildren. Later in life he found great joy in seeing and playing with his great-grandchildren.
He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Blanche Marcella Allen Turner; a son, Joe D. (Jill) Turner of Bellefonte; two grandchildren, Justin (Rachael) Turner of Bellefonte and Jessica Fain of Bellefonte; four great-grandchildren, Wyatt Turner, Garrett Turner, Ava Fain and Carson Fain; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, at Reed Funeral Home in Greenup by Pastor Jack Edwards and Pastor Jim Byrd. Burial will be in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and after 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Carolyn Lou Berger-Fout, 78 of Lexington passed away on Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the Hospice Care Center in Lexington, KY.
She was born on February 2, 1936 in Frnakfort, KY to the late Kelly T. and Gladys Carter-Berger.
Mrs. Fout was a member of the Russell Christian Church for 40 years and most recently was a member of the Southland Christian of Lexington for the past 14 years. She was homemaker, she loved antiquing and thoroughly enjoyed her numerous trips to the Smoky Mountains visiting Gatlinburg.
Besides her parents she was also preceded in death by one brother Kelly C. Berger and her two dogs Maggie and Toto.
Left behind to cherish her memory is a devoted family including her loving husband Carl Fout; two sons Carl L. Fout, II and Jon C. Fout and his wife Diane; one daughter Amy Branham and her husband Dana two grandchildren Mason L. Branham and Ryan C. Fout all of Lexington as well as a cousin Donna S. Johnson; a brother-in-law Larry Brown and a sister-in-law Leona Brown all of Ashland.
There was a graveside service at Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods on Thursday, November 13, 2014 under the direction of the staff of at Carman Funeral Home in Flatwoods.
In Lieu of flowers contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Dr., Lexington, KY40504.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.carmanfuneral.com
Patricia Gail Traylor, 59, of Wurtland, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014, in Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Russell.
She was born Nov. 19, 1954, in Ironton, Ohio, a daughter of the late Robert Litteral and Juanita Miller Chandley.
She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Bobby Litteral, Randy Litteral and Richard Litteral.
She is survived by her life partner, David Lee Traylor; two sons, Gary Shannon Knipp and his wife, Amelia, of Flatwoods and David Lee Traylor II of Wurtland; a daughter, Bridgette Michelle Ellis and her husband, Kristopher, of Lloyd; three sisters, Jane Worthington of Flatwoods, Karen Brown of Wurtland and Linda Bryant of Lloyd; 14 grandchildren, Christian Knipp, Alex Knipp, Breanna Cox, Kenzie Traylor, Rylee Traylor, Abigail Traylor, Kimberly Howard, Andria Ellis, Cameron Waggoner, Brandon Ellis, Kyra Steger, Ethan Steger, Kiersten Steger and Kaiden Ellis; a great-grandchild, Addison Waggoner; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The funeral services were conducted Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, at Wright’s Funeral Home in Greenup by Brother Dan Brown.
Burial followed the services in Poynter Cemetery at Argillite.
Condolences may be sent to wrightsfuneralhome.com.
Kenneth Harris, 55, of Davie Florida died October 6, 2014.
He is the son of the late Ernest B. and Lillian Adams Harris both of Greenup. He was born in Ashland, Ky., on Nov. 7, 2014.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Harris.
Surviving family members include his wife Traci, a daughter, Tina, two sons Kenny and Kyle, and one grandson Kenny Jr., a brother Michael, and sister Eula Harris Peele (Donal).
Burial was in McGuire Cemetery in Greenup County in a private service.
Harriet Gibbon Bailey, 94, of Ashland, a retired retail clerk, died Sunday, Nov. 9, 2014, in Woodland Oaks Health Care Facility in Ashland.
She was born Dec. 7, 1919, in Boyd County, to the late William and Emma Gibbon. She was also preceded in death by a child, Carl Bailey Jr.; a grandson, Gregory A. Davidson; a great-grandson, Gary A. Arthur; a brother; and nine sisters. She was the last surviving of 11 siblings.
Ms. Bailey is survived by a daughter, Carol E. (Phillip) Prater of Ashland; a special nephew, William Corbie Stull (Robin) of Russell; a grandson, Garry D. (Teresa) Davidson of Cold Spring; two granddaughters, Rohna Johnson and Toni Bailey, both of Ashland; five great-grandchildren, David A. Perry, Christopher Davidson, Ryan Davidson Anderson, Saraya Davidson and Summer Davidson; a great-great-granddaughter, Valerie Davidson; and a stepgrandson, Brian Prater.
The funeral was conducted Nov. 12, 2014, at Ashland Cemetery Mausoleum Chapel by the Rev. Jimm Smedley.
Burial was in Ashland Cemetery.
Lazear Funeral Home in Ashland has been entrusted with arrangements.